Advertisement

Building a Collective Defense of Democracy

  • Olivier Dabène
Chapter
Part of the The Sciences Po Series in International Relations and Political Economy book series (SPIRP)

Abstract

As noted in the introduction, the processes of regional integration and democratization have been unfolding simultaneously during the 1980s and 1990s in Latin America. Between 1979 and 1990, thirteen Latin American countries went through transitions to democracy and at the same time managed to resuscitate regional agreements or launch new ones.

Keywords

Latin American Country Presidential Election Regional Integration Democratic Regime Political Regime 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Notes

  1. 1.
    With few exceptions such as: Jeffrey Anderson (ed.), Regional Integration and Democracy. Expanding on the European Experience, Oxford, Rowman & Little field, 1999.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ernst Haas and Philippe Schmitter, “Economics and Differential Patterns of Political Integration: Projections about Unity in Latin America,” International Organization 18(4), Autumn 1964, p. 737.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 5.
    Peter Evans, Harold Jacobson, Robert Putnam (eds.), Double-Edged Diplomacy: International Bargaining and Domestic Politics, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1993.Google Scholar
  4. 7.
    See Wayne Cornelius, Todd Eisenstadt, and Jane Hindley (eds.), Subnational Politics and Democratization in Mexico, San Diego, University of California Press, 1999Google Scholar
  5. Manuel Antonio Garretón, La Posibilidad Democrática en Chile, Santiago de Chile, FLACSO, 1989.Google Scholar
  6. 8.
    Philippe Schmitter, “A Revised Theory of Regional Integration,” International Organization 24(4), Autumn 1970.Google Scholar
  7. 9.
    Andrew Green, Political Integration by Jurisprudence. The Work of the Court of Justice of the European Communities in European Political Integration, Leyden, Sijthoff, 1969.Google Scholar
  8. 21.
    See, for instance, Kiordan Koett (ed.), Mercosur. Regional integration, World Markets, Boulder, CO, Lynne Kienner, 1999.Google Scholar
  9. 33.
    Clearly this is not to suggest that no other variable should be taken into account to have a complete picture of the consolidation of democracy in MERCOSUR. On the ambiguity of the European Union’s role see Jean Grugel, “Democratization and Ideational Diffusion: Europe, MERCOSUR and Social Citizenship,” Journal of Common Market Studies 45(3), 2007, pp. 43–68.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 39.
    Olivier Dabéne, “Does the Mercosur Still Have a Project?” in Francisco Domínguez and Márcos Guedes de Oliveira (eds.), Mercosur: Between Integration and Democracy, Bern, Peter Lang, 2004.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Olivier Dabène 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Olivier Dabène

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations